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St. Paul's Chapel

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Founded in 1766, St. Paul's Chapel is part of the Trinity Wall Street parish. George Washington prayed here after his inauguration as President in 1789. It is open to visitors daily and worship services are held in the chapel every Sunday. The...more
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209 Broadway, b/t Fulton Street & Vesey Street, New York City, NY 10007-2977
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My goal wasn´t to pray or meet anybody in St. Paul's Chapel. I simply have done some researches as in European chatedrals and churches and castles before. Simply believe that this Chapel have huge influence on development of New York City and even larger area....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AndresZIvanovic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you read the markers about the history and 9/11 so close to the towers. A beautiful old church and graveyard.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Family service on Sunday 9:15am. It was fantastic! The visiting choir from Harvard and the priest made this service special and welcoming to not just the locals! I’m so glad we made time for church on our vacation. We will be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

A small nice church so close to world trade center that you could visit and pray for the innocents victims of 9/11.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank christosorl
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

I’m not a religious man but been to many churches in my life for different occasions but have to say this church moved me. I respected the sign on the way in if no photos although a few didn’t. To see the FDNY coats &...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank George19701
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Absolutely miracle that this church was untouched during 9/11. Visited in November, lit a candle and said a few prayers - had a wander around. A must-see in New York.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen D
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This church is definitely worth a visit, since it’s the oldest church in NYC, having been built in 1766. George Washington worshipped here during the 2 years that NYC was the nation’s capital. The church is done in a Georgian style and is very plain...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DelfinoEdward
Reviewed December 4, 2018

Visited the chapel on the last day of our trip last week. The church itself is small but beautiful. There are benches outside to sit and reflect. There are candles available to light and to pray. There is a small room documenting the role of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Small, charming and a miracle! Nothing inside or outside was broken during the 911 attacks. Something to cherish.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MHBSoDak
Reviewed October 24, 2018

St Paul's Chapel was designed by the architect Thomas McBean - and built in 1766. It is the oldest episcopal church in Manhattan. They say it was a miracle that it survived the September 2001 terror attacks. It was used as a resting place by...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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David B
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Response from 799jmartin | Reviewed this property |
Hi. No ticket necessary. It is free. It is great to take a look at one of the oldest churches in New York. You just have to make sure to go during visiting hours. There is also a great graveyard where people from over... More
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